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10 July 2012, Volume 51, Issue 20, pp. 4563-4926   46 articles

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Optical Technology

Diffraction and Gratings

Numerical study on an application of subwavelength dielectric gratings for high-sensitivity plasmonic detection

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4722-4729 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Selective color imaging using weighted interleaved multiple annular linear diffractive axicons

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4775-4782 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Analysis of ultrasonic frequency response of surface attached fiber Bragg grating

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4709-4714 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Single-shot parallel four-step phase shifting using on-axis Fizeau interferometry

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4891-4895 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Design of a multichannel, multiresolution smart imaging system

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4810-4817 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Spatial uniformity inspection apparatus for solar cells using a projection display

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4563-4568 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Autonomous calibration method of the reference flat surface of an interferometer without using a standard flat surface

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4754-4767 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Compensation of rotation effect in a combination of retarders

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4798-4802 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization of gloss properties of differently treated polymer coating surfaces by surface clarity measurement methodology

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4833-4840 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Method for improving terahertz band absorption spectrum measurement accuracy using noncontact sample thickness measurement

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4879-4884 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Monte Carlo model of the penetration depth for polarization gating spectroscopy: influence of illumination-collection geometry and sample optical properties

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4627-4637 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Microelectromechanical systems scanning-mirror-based handheld probe for fluorescence molecular tomography

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4678-4683 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Three-dimensional protein shape rendering in magnetized solution with Lambert—Beer law

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4827-4832 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Diffractive–refractive correction units for plastic compact zoom lenses

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4597-4604 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Influence of thickness error on the operation of adjustable magneto-optical isolators

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4873-4878 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Physical mechanism underlying temperature effects on phase retardation

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4569-4573 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient and monolithic polarization conversion system based on a polarization grating

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4852-4857 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Nonmechanical axial scanning laser Doppler velocimeter with directional discrimination

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4783-4787 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectroscopy

Approaching ultimate resolution for soft x-ray spectrometers

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4684-4690 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Uncertainty in velocity measurement based on diode-laser absorption in nonuniform flows

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4788-4797 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

Toward the diffraction limit with transmissive x-ray lenses in astronomy

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4638-4659 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Diffraction and Gratings

Polarization-independent wideband mixed metal dielectric reflective gratings

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4902-4906 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Holography

Color transmission analysis of color computer-generated holography

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4768-4774 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Digital video steganalysis using motion vector recovery-based features

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4667-4677 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Overview of anisotropic filtering methods based on partial differential equations for electronic speckle pattern interferometry

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4916-4926 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Design and scaling of monocentric multiscale imagers

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4691-4702 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Automated detection of exudates in colored retinal images for diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4858-4866 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Chromatic dispersion correction in planar waveguide using one-layer volume holograms based on three-step exposure

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4703-4708 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectroscopy

Extension of the Norton–Beer apodizing functions in Fourier transform spectrometry

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4622-4626 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Diffraction and Gratings

Refractive index and temperature sensitivity characteristics of a micro-slot fiber Bragg grating

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4715-4721 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

High sensitivity fiber optic angular displacement sensor and its application for detection of ultrasound

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4841-4851 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Side-hole two-core microstructured optical fiber for hydrostatic pressure sensing

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4867-4872 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Influence of depth of intermediate layer on optical power distribution in W-type optical fibers

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4896-4901 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Characterization of a low-speckle laser line generator

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4818-4826 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Terahertz modulator based on insulator–metal transition in photonic crystal waveguide

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4589-4596 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Experimental validation of a simple approximation to determine the linewidth of a laser from its frequency noise spectrum

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4582-4588 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantitative elemental analysis of steel using calibration-free laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4612-4621 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Intracavity absorption spectroscopy with a tunable multimode traveling-wave ring Ti:sapphire laser

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4660-4666 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Beam shaping for CARS measurements in turbulent environments

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4730-4741 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Metamaterial-based polarization control plate for producing incoherent laser irradiation

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4749-4753 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Characterization technique of optical whispering gallery mode resonators in the microwave frequency domain for optoelectronic oscillators

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4742-4748 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics

Thermal-light-based ranging using second-order coherence

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4885-4890 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

High accuracy alignment facility for the receiver and transmitter of the BepiColombo Laser Altimeter

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4907-4915 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectroscopy

Concentration measurement of NO using self-absorption spectroscopy of the γband system in a pulsed corona discharge

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4605-4611 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

Designing a laser scanning picoprojector. Part 1: characteristics of the optical displaying system and color-management-related issues

Appl. Opt. 51(20), 4803-4809 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

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